Pedigrees

Pedigrees

Captions are on! Turn off by clicking CC at bottom right. Follow the amoebas on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) and Facebook! So I have a really awesome picture for you. This. Oh it may look like circles and squares to you, but make no mistake, this is no ordinary picture. This…is a pedigree. A pedigree is like

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Biomagnification and the Trouble with Toxins

Biomagnification and the Trouble with Toxins

Captions are on! To turn off, click CC button at bottom right. Follow us on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) and Facebook! Have you ever heard the song “Big Yellow Taxi?” It’s one of our favorites. It was originally written and recorded by Joni Mitchell back in the seventies, and there are lots of singers who have their

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Alleles and Genes

Alleles and Genes

Captions are on! Click CC at bottom right to turn off. Keep up to date by following us on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) and Facebook! I don’t remember which grade it was where I learned something about my tastebuds that can never be unlearned, but the event and the lesson with genetics has stuck with me forever.

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Endosymbiotic Theory

Endosymbiotic Theory

Captions are on! Click CC to turn off. Follow us on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) and Facebook. There are a lot of amazing theories in science. General theory of Relativity …Atomic theory…The cell theory. And one thing we want to point out about a scientific theory is that it’s a lot different from how you might use

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The Cell Cycle (and cancer) [Updated]

The Cell Cycle (and cancer) [Updated]

Captions are on! Click CC at bottom right to turn off. You can find us on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) and Facebook! Have you ever been sitting in class and thought to yourself, “I wonder what my skin cells are doing right now at this very moment?” This kind of pondering may be unique to me…maybe…but wouldn’t

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